Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 01, 1902, Page 3, Image 3
TITE OMAITA DAILY BEE: FItlPAY, AUGUST 1, 1002. ft CUT DOWN AMOUNT OF TAXES Fment Ltrj Will Frodnoe One Hundred Thousand Lew Tbso LtsU WYOMING BEST PLACE FOR RESERVOIRS pesaecrat and Pepnllat CommIHki (onlig to Omaha Neat Wttk te Br Ire t Rooms for Headqaarters. f"rom a Staff Correspondent.) UNCOLN. Julr 81. (Special.) At the rate fixed upon by the Board of Equaliza tion the following la the amount of tax charged up against each count? In the tate: Adams ... Antelope . tanner ... Blaine .... Boone .... Box Butte Boyd Brown ... Buffalo ... Burt Butler .... Cass Cedar .... Cherry ... Chase Cheyenne Clay Colfax .... Cuming .. Custer ... Dakota ... Dawes .... Dawson .. Deuel Dixon t 19 1T7 Johnson $13,854 , . ii,bm2 nearney v.t l.M Keith . 817 Keya Paha .... J.oo4 . . 1.3 Kimball 2.8 .9 . .45i2 Knox Vi.m . 6,S-'4 Lancaster . 5.073 Lincoln U,tWt . 2O.M0 Logau W2 . 18. 7M Loup 7 . 17,484 Maulson 1S.349 . 24. 47 Mcr-herson .... 813 . 20,11 Merrick 1S,4 . i.Vii Mance 8,411 . Nemaha U.hH . Il.ti.i7 Nuckolls 14.679 18. H Otoe W.m . 12.6"7 Tawnee 1.73 . 17,(KU Perkins 2.3.12 . UM Phelps 8.57 . S.9M Pierce 11.794 4.222 Platte 18.6X1 12,648 Polk ,93 &.128 Bed Willow. 7.6.J1 11.2,9 Hlchardson . 23.871 Kock 26.9K2 4,48 20.563 12,1,9 24.202 3.077 17.817 Dodge Douglas 114, 23 Saline Du ndy 2.4"S Sariiy Fillmore 18. 168 Saunders .... Franklin Frontier Furnas ,l!i'i Hcotts Bluff. 3.77S Seward 12,2"6 Sheridan .... 0.3A8 Gage 31,719 Sherman Garfield ..' 1,142 Sioux l.fc7 Oosper 4.'3 Stanton 10,3ol Orant 1,874 Thayer 16,48 Greeley 8.22.1 Thomas 823 Jian 16.579 Thurston 3.028 Hamilton K.(4 Valley jiarlan .7.S9 Washington Jlayes 1.4SS Wayne Jiltchcock 1 6.312 Webster .... Holt 18,(T71 Wheeler .... Hooker tra York 17.7S8 14.4417 9.074 1.211 19,017 jiowara 8,300 Jefferson 18.8W Total ....$1,131,124 The lery will produce, on the basis of this year's assessment, $101,2(7 less than face of the 1901 lery. Wyoming ike IMaee for Reservoirs. State Engineer Dobson and Assistant Forbes returned today from a trip of In spection through the riatte valley of east ern Wyoming and western Nebraska. They made the trip with rtew to ascertaining the elevation of the land in the various sections along the river, preparatory to the formulation of plans for irrigation works. "I am confident that if the government builds reservoirs for irrigation in this state it -would be better to have them In Wyoming than in Nebraska." said Mr. Dobson. "This of course is on account of the elevation of the land. The conditions in the Platte valley between Guernsey and the state line are more favorable to the storage of water than In Nebraska." Mr. Dobson has been notified that Elwood Mead, chief of Irrigation Investigations for the United States Department of Agricult ure, will be in Lincoln on August 7 to con alder .Irrigation matters. It Is understood here that the Investigation Mr. Mead pro poses to make will ba preparatory to the work of the government under the new ir rigation law. Mr. Mead wrote as follows: I expect to reach Lincoln on the 7th of Auguat and would like to have a confer ence with you and such of your Irrigation board as can be got together to talk over our work in connection with interstate and riparian rights. 1 also wish on this trip to take up any other matters connected with our Investigations which may be of general Interest. You can say that I come to Lincoln for a conference with you and that I Intend to go on to the western part of the state to look after our Investiga tions after the conference is over. If Right to Transact Baslaess. Deputy Insurance Auditor Eabcock to day addressed a letter to Oeorge H. Work of Hastings, Informing him that the In ternational Agency company, which has an office in the Rialto building in Chicago, Is not authorized to do an Insurance busi ness in this state and that insurers In the company can have no resources through the courts for losses sustained. The matter came to Mr. Babcock's at tention through a letter from Mr. Worth, who said he bad been solicited on an In surance proposition by the Chicago com pany. Mr. Worth wrote that the secretary of the company bad admitted that the state had never given It a license to do business, but he insisted that any citizen of this state bad a legal right to buy groceries, insurance or anything else from anybody. Mr. Babcock in replying to the commu nication from Mr. Worth asserted that the supreme court had held that the judiciary of this state will not take juris diction of any case which. Is instituted to recover from as unauthorized company. The opening of bids for finishing the construction of the administration build ing at the penitentiary and for repairing the west cellhouse has been postponed by the Board of Public Lands and Buildings until 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. The 1 time allowed for filing the proposals ex pired yesterday. A protest has been filed with the Board of Irrigation against the allowance of the claim of William Franks for right to use water from the North Platte river tor ir rigation purposes along the route of the Merchants' canal. The filing Is by the promoters of the Farmers' canal, who as sert that they Intend to complete their ditch as set forth in the original specifica tions. 8tephen C. Hoover, one of the proprie tors of the Llndell hotel, was served with a warrant, sworn out by a member of the Antl-8aloon league, charging him with violation of , the excise board rules b selling liquor In his establishment after the prescribed closing hours. His case was continued thirty days. This Is an other step In a long-pending litigation. Chairmen Halt and Webber of the dem ocratic and populist state committees will go to Omaha next week to select loca tions for their campaign headquarters. It was expected that rooms would be engaged this week, but the resignation of Chair nan Nelson of the populist committee made a postponement necessary. A charter as Issued today In the Corn Exchange bank of Spencer, Boyd county. The Institution has a capital stock of chitis ron Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Is ; the only medicine you need. We have been saying this for 60 years.- If you want ad- . ditional proof, ask your own family physician. Wc will abide by his decision if you will. That's fair, isn't it? " Ayer'e Cherry Pectoral never fails . to cure me of a cold. 1 have recom i mended it to many friends suffering from throat and lung troubles, and they all ssy it does the work quickly and iDorouiuiy." unarles rrevost, Plans- burg, M I. 4. C AYEI CO, lewsll. Mast, Tl n $1,(00. Its incorporator are: Edward Renard, O. H. Reoard, John Fottrsm and Robert Lynn. DAWSON COUNTY MAN OBJECTS Home Statistics aad Observations oa Arable Lao aad Its Prodaeta. LEXINGTON, Neb., July 29. To the Editor of The Bee: I have no Intention of entering Into the merits of the controversy regarding the taxation of corporations, still less of undertaking anything in the way of a defense of the corporations, but I de sire to take exceptions to a statement In your editorial, "Does Distribution Dis tribute." In The Bee of July 28. In that article occurs the following par agraph, "Dawson county Is In tho semi arid region, sparsely settled, and devoted chiefly to cattle raising." Dawson county has an arable area of 980 square miles, or 627,200 acres. The Platte valley extends diagonally through the county, ranging from eight to eighteen miles In width and contains, with Wood River and some smaller valleys, approxi mately 4.r,0,OO0 acres. The balance is pasture land. It Is possible that we are entitled to be located in the semi -arid belt, but with 198,000 acres of our valley lands under Ir rigation I defy a comparison of results with a like territory In the humid regions. The assessor's returns for the present year show 66,000 acres of wheat, mostly winter. Threshing Is well under way and the re sults obtained range from forty to fifty seven bushels per acre. Putting the aver age at thirty bushels per acre, which Is very conservative, the yield will be 2,030,000 bushels, which la a half million bushels less than elevator men estimate. Besides this there are 46,000 acres of rye, $7,000 acres of corn, 80,000 acres of alflalfa, .which pro duces three and sometimes four crops per season, and 15,000 acres of other crops. All these crops are In first class condition, with absolutely no loss by reason of heavy rains, and It Is very conservative to estimate the total value of $5,000,000. The value of farm property In the county la $8,6000,000. The value of horses and mules Is $416,260. The value of cattle, bogs and sheep is ,$780,280. These values are obtained by multiplying the assessed values by ten, which I believe I can prove to you, constitutes a conserva tive and fair estimate. The land Is assessed at from 75 cents to $1 per acre for pasture land, and from $1.60 to $2 for farm land. Within the last year there has been considerable farm land sold In this county, and the average cash prices paid on bona . fide sales has been close to $25 per acre. The minimum price has been $15 per acre, and the maximum $40 per acre, while In several Instances offers have been made and refused of $60 per acre. It Is a notorious fact that irrigated lands and al falfa lands have for the past five years yielded an Income equivalent to a value of from $60 to $100 per acre. There are only 551 acres of unappropri ated government land in the county and these ccnslst entirely of small tracts along the river, which are almost valueless by reason of their size and shape and the growth of brush and briar, by which they are principally covered. The census of 1900 gives us a population of 12,214, being 12.6 per square mile. This population has been Increased since that time by fully 10 per cent and 90 per cent of that total inhabit the valleys named. making the population of those valleys 17.8 per square mile, which, as the whole state of Nebraska has a population of only 18.5 per square mile, I submit that this county cannot be called "sparsely popu lated," especially as the state Includes the cities of Omaha,' Lincoln and other large places. In the county there are 109 school houses, of the value of more than $100,000 and with an attendance , of 4,685 pupils, taught by 137 teachers'. There are four national banks and four state banks In the county, with deposits aggregating more than $1,000,000. I do not suppose for an Instant that The Bee Intended to disparage Dawson county, but we aspire and are entitled, as I think the foregoing will show, to a higher rank than that of a "cow county," and, regard lees of Intentions, the paragraph quoted would convey the Impression to one who is not familiar with the conditions that this was a cattle country and nothing more. In all my statements and estimates I be lieve that I am well within the facts. Necessarily, most of the figures I have taken from the assessors' returns, and It is a notorious fact that most of the county! assessors are very lax In making returns of those things, which they regard as be ing a little outside of their regular duties. I hope, in justice to our county and to correct any false impressions that may have been formed by reason of your former statement, that you will consent to pub- lit a this letter. Very respectfully yours. H. O. SMITH. Note by the Editor: There waa certainly no Intention or disposition on the part of The Bee to disparage Dawson county and its rescources. The fact that nearly one third of Its cultivated area Is' under Irri gation fully justifies Its classification 1 In the semi-arid region. The estimate of actual value to assessed valuation made by the writer Is doubtless from the point of view of the real estate dealer, but the official returns place the assessment of Dawson county, property from 12ty to 15 per cent on personal property and at one sixth on lands and town lots. Birds of a. Feather. LINCOLN, July 80. To the Editor of The Bee: Frank Ransom and Dave Mer cer were down In Lincoln together. They were at the Elks' headquarters on the night of the fight between Jeffertes and Fltzslmmons. If Dave cannot be elected it looks aa if Ourley and Dave are ready to sell out the party by having Ransom nominated on the democratic ticket, and, if possible, elected. It Is about time that the Omaha people should consider the proposition of nomi nating a republican. W. J. B., another wolf in sheep's skin, Is In the deal, evi dently, and wants a plaoe on the Are and police board. Me, too. Ourley, wants a job as United States district attorney, of course. Tour friend, R. A. H. Beaatlfal Harvest at Lcslaartoa. LEXINGTON, Neb., July 81. (Special.) Oats are very heavy and will yield from sixty to eighty bushels per acre, The prospects for the best corn crop ever grown here are assuring. Fall 'wheat Is yielding from thirty to flfty-flve bushels per acre. No spring wheat threshing has been done yet. Two heavy crops of alfalfa have been cut. with Cae prospects for two more heavy crops. There Is a large num ber of land salee being made, land rang lng In price from $20 to $50 per acre. laereaae Elevators Capacity. THAYER, Neb., July 81. (Special.) F P. Van Wickle, owner of eeveral ' ele vators In York county, is building large additions to each elevator.. Mr. Van Wickle says that the crop In York county will be the largest in the history of the county and that he, as well as other ele vator owners, are obliged to Increase their elevator capacity so aa to be able to handle the large crop. Jamestown Coal Mlalaa; a Flaalo, TREMONT, Neb., July 81. (Special.) Further developments at Jamestown would lidicate that coal mining will not be a pi 1 table venture at that point, owing to the poor quality of the vein and its limited width. It is largely mixed with slate and slacks rapidly when expoaed. If of a dill t rent auelltjr, U would undoubtedly pay to mine. Experts who hare examined the locality are confident that coal ex lata there, but at considerable depth, and of a better quality than that found. Rala aad Hall at West Point. WEST POINT, Neb.. July 81. (Special.) After a day of the most Intense heat, during which the thermometer exceeded the 100 mark, a violent hall and rainstorm occurred In this section. The damage from hall Is only slight. It being mostly apparent In the fields of standing grain. All uncut oats are down and much wheat. Corn Is all right, the hail stopping just short of the danger point. Harvest is about two- thirds over, the great bulk of the small grain crop of the county being practically sate. Two Injured Rear Silver Creek. SILVER CREEK, Neb., July 81. (Special.) Joseph Tallon, a prominent young farmer living seven miles west of this village, was thrown from his wagon last night and se verely Injured. The wheels passed over his foot, breaking the bones, and he suffered other contusions on the body. John Wauke, residing near here, received a fall yesterday while harvesting, which tore one or two of his ribs loose and bruised him up considerably. He Is resting as well as could be expected. Repabllcane Choose Warner. BLOOM FIELD, Neb.. July 81. (Special Telegram.) At the ' republican senatorial convention for the Eighth senatorial dis trict, composed of Knox, Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Dakota counties, held here today Hon. William P. Warner of Dakota City was nominated on the first ballot. Mr. Warner Is a member of the state com mittee and a strong man. Beatrice Kmployes to Have Oatlng. BEATRICE, Neb., July 81. (Special.) The Dempster Mill Manufacturing company's employes to the number of 400 will hold their annual picnic on the Chautauqua grounds Saturday. A dinner will be served at noon, and the afternoon will be devoted to field sports and outdoor amusements. Bright Crop Situation at Boelos. BOELUS, Neb.. July 81. (Special.) The new flour mill here will be in running order by September '15. Farmers that have threshed their wheat report a yield of thirty-five to forty-five bushels per acre. Oats cutting is about done, with prospects of the largest corn crop ever raised. Teachers' Institute Well Attended. WEST POINT. Neb., July 81. (Special.) The Cuming County Teachers' jnstltute la now In session, with able Instructors and a phenomenal attendance of teacbors. Great Interest Is being manifested In the special branches taught at this term. Over 100 teachers are in attendance. Picnic to Beatrice Poor. BEATRICE, Neb., July .81. (Special.) The Salvation army, assisted by the ladles of the Red Cross, gave an outing to the poor children of the city on the Chautauqua grounds yesterday. Dinner was served and the day was made as enjoyable as possible for the little folks in attendance. Mickey Walts Creto. CUttTS. Neu., July 31. (opecial. J . ft. Mickey was in Crete yesterday morning. While in town he met nearly all the lead ing republican politicians and all unite In saying that he made a very favorable Im pression here. He left for Friend on train No. 6. ' Prepare for Old Settlers' Reunion. BOELUS. Neb., July 8L (Special.) A meeting was called last evening by the business men of Boelus to arrange a pro gram for the old settlers reunion nere August 22 and 23. A large amount of money has been appropriated for this event. Beatrice Holdaps Fined. BEATRICE, Nefb., July 81. (Special.) Elmer Cain and Charles Pennington wore fined $100 each today for attempting to hold up Mrs. John Marlow, a prominent resident of this city, last night. Record Heat at Beatrice. BEATRICE. Neb., July 81. (Special Telegram.) Today has been the hottest of the season. Zimmerman's government ther mometer' registered 100 In the shade. Will Superintend Baptist Missions. HURON, S. D.. July 81. (Special.) Thomas H. Hagen of this city has ac cepted the position of superintendent of Baptist Sunday school missions for North and South Dakota and will enter upon his duties September 1. He has been a resident of Huron -for a number of years and has been active In Sunday school work. Woman's Work in Club and Charity Another sten has been made in Omaha toward the establishment of the home club system for business women In the recent Incorporation of a number of professional nurses Into an organization to be known aa the Nurses' club. For a number of years there has been a want felt by the trained nurses of the city, graduates of hospitals or schools outside of Omaha, of headquart- ers where they with other nurses like themselves, not Identified with some of the local hospitals, might come In touch with each other, and where others desiring their nrofessional services might find or com- munlcate with them. . For some time a sort of bureau was maintained by the various downtown drug stores, where the women themselves all lived at one of the downtown family hotels. This did not al- together suffice. There was the want of that home atmosphere and quiet so es- sentlal to real rest after the long vigil In the sick room and It was finally decided to furnish apartments and employ a house- keeper. This plan worked admirably for about a year, so successstuliy in isct, inai the women concluded to organize a club throuEh which the privileges they were enjoying might be extended to others of their profession, like themselves, from out of the city. Accordingly on June 5 they were Incorporated, their object, as stated, being to furnish nurses to those desiring them and maintain a club house for their members and keep their profession up to ths standard of graduates of the best schools and hospitals In the country. A big airy ten-room house at Ills Cass street baa been leased for two years and Bible for her to work out among the wo fitted up. Its furnishing, while by no men of the world. Mrs. Gatea is the daugh- means elaborate, la most comfortable and there is a homelike, cozy altogetherness about the place that la wholly restful and Inviting. The membership Is not limited and the club's affairs are managed by a board of trustees, thirteen in number. As yet only breakfast and lunch are served at the club, these being prepared on the co-operative plan as the other household details are managed. The women are en thusiastic over their plan and confident of its success. The result of the recent' election of of ficers by the Northeastern Federation of Colored Women's clubs proved something of a surprise in Its placing Miss Rebe-ca J. Dunbar of Providence, R, I., at the bead of tbat organization. Miss Dunbar secured the presidency by just one vote over Mrs. Dora Miller, whose re-election as president was confidently expected. Miss Mary E. Jackson of Providence re-elected (ea SHORTS APPEAL TO THE LAW i Court Asked to Help Hen Who Sold Oats They Did Ket Own. DECISION IS UNFAVORABLE TO LONGS lajaactloa Issaed Which tor the Tim Protects Complainants Against Any Attested Coraer la Oats a Board of Trade. CHICAGO. July 81. Judge Chytraus to day modified the Injunction Issued yester day restraining the Chicago Board of Trade and the Board of Trade operators, James A. Patten, Carrlngton, Patten Co., and Bartlett, Frazler A Co. from conducting a corner In July standard oats, by restrain ing the defendants from asking the presi dent of the Board of Trade to endose down margins deposited by the complain ants, Walte, Thornburn Co., to secure 65,000 bushels of short sales. The court held session, however, before the opening of the Board of Trade, in or der that a decision might be reached be fore business was begun. So Important, however, did the court consider the prece dent of the case, that a motion for a dis solution of the temporary Injunction was not considered and the case will come up for further adjudication next week. The effect of the action of the court Is for the time to protect the complainants against any alleged corner and Is con strued as working against the bult clique of operators on the board. Argument was brought to bear by at torneys tor the board and for the defend ant operators that Inasmuch as both the complainants and the defendants were members of a tribunal that adjudicated any controversies between Its members, the Injunction should be dissolved on the ground of want of jurisdiction. It was argued that the complainants were pre mature in asking for an Injunction against a corner when no such corner was In effret and when the Board of Trade rules spe clflcally prohibited corners. Rot Worth Price Asked. The defendant members of the board of trade in answer to the Injunction denied the affirmation that July standard oats were worth not In excess of 35 cents a bushel and said they were worth more than that price. They also denied any conference among themselves or Joseph Bldwcll, grain inspector, to corner July oats or to forestall the market in that commodity or to raise the price of July oats. They denied that they had given a fictitious value to the article and that they had made any purchases for July de livery since July 1. It was set forth that the elevator ac commodation and railway facilities of Chi cago were such that would allow of deliv ery of fifteen times the amount of oats bought of Walte, Thornburg ft Co. by the defendanta, and that frequently the de fendants had bought ten times aa much as their total purchases In this delivery. Purchases of Ball Cllsjae. Following are the purchases made In July luIsiu vale ujr uie buii clique as set forth In their affidavit: Bartlett, Frazler ft Co., 800,000 bushels; Carrlngton, Patten ft Co., 100,000 bushels; James A. Patten, 860,000 bushels.' Attorney J. H. Monroe, for the de fendants. In addressing the court, made sharp allusions to the complainants hav ing been of a speculative turn of mind and sold something they did not have and which .they did not have the means of ob taining for delivery. - He, said It looked as if the complainants were trying to make money by buying property at a less price than that for which it had been aold. Judge Chytraus, before , modifying the order, told the attorneys' he' did not con sider the Injunction restrained the de fendants from bidding, buying or selling or refusing to buy or sell July oats In the pit or from any of their accustomed busi ness operations, aside from those in con nection with the complainants. There was practically no effect from the injunction In the business in the oats pit today. The assurance by Judge Chytraus that ordinary business could- be done by the defendants and other members of the Beard of Trade acted as a check against any violent fluctuations. A notice was posted on change interpreting the, .court action as a dismissal of the Injunction against the Board of Trade and stating that all business could proceed aa usual, save In the matter of closing out deals with Thoburn. Walte ft Co. This matter was considered In obeysnce. July standard cats opened 1 cent higher era! secretary and Mrs. Hannah Smith of Boston retained as chairman of the ex- ecutlvs board. After the report of Miss Carter, chairman of the Northfleld (Mass.) Retreat committee, for the establishment of a rest cottage or retreat at that place for members of the organization, a com- mlttee was appointed to devise ways and means for the Immediate establishment of such an Institution. An address by Mrs. Booker T. Washington was one cf the feat- ures of the closing session. Another in- tereatlng feature of the meeting was one where an open parliament was conducted on "The Relation of the School to the Horns. The discussion was lead by the most able speakers of the convention and generally participated In by the delegates, - Mrs. May Wright Sewell, president of the International Council of Women, has, at the last moment, been obliged to give up her trip to Copenhagen and delegated Mrs. Busa Young Gates of Frovo, Utah, of the National Council of Women, to act fori ner in her official capacity as chairman or the executive session of ths International Council, to be held In Copenhagen this month. Mrs. Gatea also represented Mrs. Ida Husted Harper, press chairman, at the same session. Mrs. Gatea is well known In Omaha, where she has visited at different times and to the women of Omaha she pays the compliment that It was their courtesy. kindness and delicacy la their reception and presentation of her at the council held here during the Transmlsslsslppl Exposl- tton that encouraged her and made It pos- ter of Brigham Young, which fact, she said, bad almost made her a curiosity previous to her appearance In Omaha In 1898. There will be a meeting of the 'Women's Christian association held In the parlors of the Young Men's Christian association at 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning for the transaction of special business. Owing to the decision of the association to make ths Old Ladles' home, which it is now conduct ing, a home for men as well ss for women. It will be necessary to amend the constitu tion of the organisation and thla, with other special business, will rail for the attend ance of all members that are la the city. The date fer the annual convention of the Nebraska Women's Christian Temper- ance union has beea set for September It to 26 inclusive, the meeting to be held at Beatrice. During tho summer and early fall te principal efforts ef tae state or- i and Mental ;rt?LyM " yjl U Jhr Vltfor eat the New at 84 cents and sold at 65 cents. James Patten sent brokers into the pit to sell indiscriminately and about 100,000 bushels were covered early by shorts. This tended to weaken the price and "July dipped to 68 cents.' September oats opened a shade up at 324 cents, but sold to 3131 cents before noon In sympathy with July. Speculators on the board were all in clined to comment unfavorably upon the appeal to the courts. The big bulls said if such a precedent were established there would be nothing but short selling. If prices went down deliveries would ba made, but if the prices went against lha sellers there would be nothing to prevent them defaulting on their contracts. Apparently intimidated by the possi bilities of having to answer to the court it fictitious prices were pumped Into July oats, all speculators allowed , the mauipu lated options In ail grades to die with a flash In the pan. July oats were old freely by the bulls and many of the shorts covered, bringing a closing price lc up at 64c. The famous July corn deal euded In a slump of 3c and closed at 56c. July wheat was delivered freely and prices slumped sharply, losing at one time 6c. The close was 6a down at 694c Other deliveries were weaker, but not mark- edly so. ganlzatlon will be directed to the schools of methods at the various assemblies that are held. These schools are also called Institutes and conferences and vary ac- cording to the demands of the different places. At ths Salem Chautauqua. August 9 to 17, Mrs. Annette Nesbitt of Pawnee City will have charge; at Republican City, July 26 to August 9. Mrs. Lake will super- intend. Mrs. Dora V. Wheelock, president of the State union, will be in charge of the Institute te be' held st the Nebraska Ep- worth assembly at Lincoln Park August g to 14. Tne program promises to ds oi unusual interest, Dean Fordyce, Mrs. Harriet Montgomery of York, Mrs. Florence Lake of Republican City, Prof. J. L. O'Brien. Mra. M. M. Claflln of Ord, Mrs. C. V. Blewett of Fremont and Rev. U. O. Brown of Superior being among the speak ers. Mr. and Mrs. Beverldge, so widely known in connection with temperance work, will sing and Mrs. Bess Q. Morrison will give readings. A general Invitation has been extended to all members to join tbe Woman's Christian Temperance union camp. The final meeting of the program committee, for the atate convention, will be held at the Lincoln Park meeting, when all details will be completed. Mrs. Mary Morton Kebew, president of the Women's Educational and Industrial union, also secretary of the Massachusetts Civic league, is to be In charge of the Woman's auxiliary of the American Park and Outdoor Art association at Its annual convention to be held at Boston la August. "Will It. benefit 100 colored women to have the right to belong to the white Fed eration pf Clubs'" asks Octave Tbanet In the Woman's Home Companion. "If they admitted 1,000, how would that help the colored race? They will not be ad mltted in the south, where the vast ma jority of negroes live. The proposition to admit them will not increase the slowly growing kindliness of disposition toward them by southern whites; In fact. It will do Its little best to smother such a feeling. Certainly -the question will not tend to Increase the harmony of the Federation lfself. There may be great and lasting benefits which will accrue to the negro race, but they are problematic, if not hazy; and why sensible and klnd-bearted women should risk losing so much to win so little can only be explained te our full satlafac- Hon by the historic gentleman who bit 'off bis nose in a sincere and earnest, but mis- guided, effort to s;lt his face." BLACKSMITH'S ANVIL SILENT Gnstave Bchalta Ends Earthly Trou bles by Taklagr Strychnine at Aloys. WEST POINT. Neb., July 81. (Special.) Coroner Sammons . and Sheriff Kloke were called to Aloya, a small village ten miles west of this city, to hold an Inquest over the body of Gustave Scbults, a black smith of the village, who had committed suicide by means of strychnin poison, an undissolved portion of which wss found in a glass at his bedside. The deceased was a very Intemperate man, was uumarrlcd, aged 62, , and came to Aloys from Pilger. The Jury returned a verdict of deilh by suicide. Cass County Institute ta Session. WEEPING WATER, Neb., July 81. (Spe cial.) The Cass County Teachers' Institute la being held here and 'will continue two weeks. This week's work Is mainly for new teachers, and next week a full attendance from over the county Is expected. At pres ent but about ninety are registered. Su perintendent W. C. Smith has prepared strong program. The Instructors are: Henry Houck, deputy state superintendent of Pennslyvanta; dean, Charles Fordyce of Lincoln; and Superintendent E. L. Rouse of the Plattsmouth schools. Eventng lectures will be given with the usual entertain ments. Salt with Dosens of Defendants. PLATTSMOUTH, Neb., July 81. (Special.) Three suits have been filed la district court. The first la of special Interest, as it has 105 defendants. The case is entitled Franklin V. Hewitt against Almon R. Hewitt and others, and the petition asks for the division of a farm in Cass county and two lota in Amber's addition to Omaha. Arborvllle Postmaster Resigns. ARBORVILLE, Neb., July 81. (Special.) A. W. Shafer, postmaster of this place, has resigned and sent In his resignation to the department to take effect on Oc tober 1. Already there is an application for the postofflce at this place. Beatrice Caaainst Plant Sold. BEATRICE, Neb.. July 81. (Special.) The Dempster Mill Manufacturing company has purchased the Lang Canning company's property adjoining the Dempster plant on South Sixth Street,' the consideration being $4,600. HAY FEVER and Asthma Stay st home, work, eat, sleep and stand exposure without suffering-. References sll over the world. 81,000 patients. Examination free by mall.,. Our constitutional treat ment is a tasting- CURE, not Just a "relief." It is vitally differ ent in principle and effect from all smokes, sprays snd specifics. It eradicates the constitutional cause of Hay Fever snd Asthma. Write st once for the valuable new Book No. 75 FREE. P. Harold Hayii, Buffalo, N. Y. 1mm Ml mm f Mkm Bar trrm a4 Ammm . SCHOOLS. 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